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Royal Thai Navy Joins Nations Using Evolved SeaSparrow Missile

Royal Thai Navy Joins Nations Using Evolved SeaSparrow Missile

The Royal Thai Navy has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to purchase nine Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles for its two Naresuan frigates currently undergoing overhauls and upgrades. This LOA increases the total ESSM user community […]


Air Defence Missile IRIS-T SL Tested Successfully

Air Defence Missile IRIS-T SL Tested Successfully

In early December 2012, a prototype of the IRIS-T SL guided missile of Diehl Defence successfully homed in on a target in a firing test performed at the Overberg Test Range in South Africa in the presence of representatives of […]


U.S. Pursues Better Ballistic Missile Defenses

U.S. Pursues Better Ballistic Missile Defenses

While refining the systems that protect the homeland against long-range ballistic missile attacks, the United States is advancing technologies to counter the growing threat of short- and medium-range missiles launched by rogue states or terrorists, a top U.S. Northern Command […]


India Tests Sea-Based Brahmos Missile

India Tests Sea-Based Brahmos Missile

The Indian Navy successfully tested on Wednesday a highly-maneuverable version of a sea-based Brahmos supersonic cruise missile, an Indian defense source told RIA Novosti. The missile was fired from an unspecified warship off the coast of Vishakhapatnam in Bay of […]


Lockheed Receives Contract for Production of PAC-3 Missiles

Lockheed Martin received a contract totaling $755 million from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for hardware and services associated with the combat-proven PATRIOT Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment program. The contract includes Fiscal Year 2013 (FY’13) missile and […]


NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

NATO began deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey Friday to defend against threats from neighboring Syria, the US military’s European Command (EUCOM) said. US military personnel and equipment arrived at Incirlik Air Base in southeastern Turkey to support NATO’s Patriot battery […]


Egypt seizes US-made missiles destined for Gaza

Egypt seizes US-made missiles destined for Gaza

Egyptian security forces have seized US-made anti-tank and surface-to-air missiles destined for Gaza, where militants have said they would acquire more weapons to use against Israel, security officials said on Friday. The officials said six missiles were found hidden in […]


Turkey to Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Air Missiles

Turkey to Buy AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Air Missiles

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Dec. 21 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Turkey for Sidewinder missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $140 million. The Government […]


Russia designs new types of intercontinental missiles

Russia designs new types of intercontinental missiles

Russia and China are working to modernize their strategic defence capabilities. However, they have chosen different approaches to replacing their key heavy missiles, notes Vasily Kashin, an expert at the Centre for Strategy and Technology Analysis, who compares the latest […]


 
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